Theresa Loiselle of West Sand Lake

M. Theresa Loiselle, 81, of West Sand Lake passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at her residence following an illness. She was born in Troy, NY the daughter of the late Joseph and Leona Gillette Farrell, Sr. and was one of ten children. Theresa graduated from Catholic Central High School. She managed to teach herself bookkeeping while working full-time and raising six children. Theresa retired as a bookkeeper from Buenau Opticians in Albany, but also worked for various other companies. She and her late husband, Armand built the home that they have resided in West Sand Lake since 1968. Theresa and Armand enjoyed taking trips to Cape Cod in the spring and fall every year. Her hobby was crocheting baby blankets and baby sets. At craft fairs, she was affectionately known as the “baby lady.”

Theresa is survived by her children Desiree (Bruce) Bargy, Linnett (Joseph) Pozefsky, James (Marie) Loiselle, David Loiselle, and her faithful canine companion Seahawk; two daughters-in-law, Judith Loiselle and Lisa Desautels; her grandchildren Marjorie Pasinella, Bruce Bargy, Jr., and Christopher Loiselle; and by her great grandchildren Tyler Bulson, Samantha Pasinella and Halee Pasinella. She also leaves behind her sisters Carol Ann Farrell and Madeline Chittenden; her brother Michael Farrell. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dr. Lettrick and his staff for their many years of caring for Theresa.

In addition to her parents, Theresa was predeceased by her husband Armand Loiselle; her sons Clifford Desautels and Daniel Loiselle; her granddaughter Leslie Loiselle, her brothers Joseph, John, Robert and Gerard Farrell; her sisters Sr. Leona Regina O.Carm and Elizabeth Sirigiano.

There will be no calling hours.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Interment will be at St. Henry’s Cemetery, Averill Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Henry’s Church, Averill Park in memory of Theresa.

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Patrick “PJ” Giordano Jr. of Londonderry

Patrick J. “PJ” Giordano Jr. age 21 of Londonderry, NH, died Saturday at his home.

He was born in Derry, NH, grew up and was a lifelong resident of Londonderry. He graduated from Londonderry High School in 2009.

PJ was a landscaper for Sweeet Landscaping in Londonderry. He attended St. Mark’s Church in Londonderry. He enjoyed hanging out with his friends, listening to music, watching movies, & video games.

PJ was predeceased by his grandfather Charles A. Giordano and his uncle Freddie Cross III.

He is survived by his Daughter: Melissa Marie Giordano of Hampstead, NH

Parents: Patrick & Dianne (Cross) Giordano of Londonderry

Brothers: Dylan & Cameron Giordano of Londonderry

Maternal Grandparents: Fred Jr. & Jean Cross of Salem, NH

Paternal Grandmother: Lucille Giordano of Derry, NH

Several Aunts, Uncles, & Cousins

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, June 6th at 10:30AM at St. Mark’s Church Londonderry, NH. Cremation will follow.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, June 5th from 4-7 PM at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the: Make A Wish Foundation of NH, 814 Elm Street, Suite 300, Manchester, NH 03101

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Florence Ouellette of Londonderry

Florence Bailey Ouellette was born in Waterbury, Vermont on December 13, 1935. She was a daughter of the late William Francis Bailey and Betsey Almira Devoy. Florence passed away on May 31, 201 at Rockingham County Nursing Home.

Flo as she was known to most served as Derry’s Animal Control Officer for 26 years because of her love for animals. Previously working at Raytheon and Sanders decided she preferred the outdoors and took up chasing dogs. She had a love for Elvis and had a large collection of his memorabilia, Flo love to go traveling in her RV with her husband Norman, stopping along the way at the many antique shops where she also collected depression glass and other knick-knacks that caught her fancy. Flo started riding a motorcycle in 1968 and enjoyed her many rides through the White Mountains as well as trips into Canada over the years. She made many friends along the way thru life and will be missed by all who knew her friendly attitude, intelligence and wit.

Flo was pre-deceased by her husband Normand Ouellette of Londonderry and brother Robert Bailey of Vermont. She leaves behind her daughter Marlene Bishop of Raymond, son Joe O’Leary of Londonderry and 6 brothers and sisters, two step brothers and step sister in Vermont and many, many nieces and nephews.

At her specific request she will be cremated, there will be no calling hours or funeral. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472 or to SolAmor Hospice, 65 Lafayette Road, N. Hampton, New Hampshire 03862.

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Carmelina Hill of Londonderry

Carmelina J. “Millie” Hill, 87, of Londonderry, NH died Friday, May 24, 2013 in the Parkland Medical Center in Derry. She was born in Winchester, MA on May 22, 1926, a daughter of the late Ralph and Nancy (Pittera) Teti. Mrs. Hill was a graduate of Lawrence High School, Lawrence, MA. She retired from AT&T Network Systems and the former Western Electric Co. in North Andover,MA where she worked for 28 years. She was a member of the telephone Pioneers and the Communications Workers of America. A very active person who had many friends, she was involved in several social groups including the Londonderry Seniors and Windham Seniors. She was a very competitive bingo and card player. She was a great cook and loved cooking for her family. A devout Catholic, Mrs. Hill was a communicant of St. Mark’s Church and a member of the Rosary Group. She was a previous member of the Red Hatters.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann San Antonio and her husband John, her son, Kenneth Saitta; two step-daughters, Kathy Boyce and her husband Earl and Eileen Moschella and her husband Bill; two grandchildren, Steven San Antonio and Christine San Antonio; one step-grandson, Jason Boyce and two step-great grandchildren, Phoenix and Rowan. She is also survived by her two sisters, Theresa Howard and Shirley Ballantyne; one brother, Ralph Teti and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her first husband, Patrick Saitta in 1973, her second husband, Ralph Hill in 2000 and her sisters, Katherine Brewer, Josephine Walter and Mary Welc.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 29th from 4 to 8pm at the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday May 30th at 10:30am at St. Mark’s Church, corner of South Rd. and Mammoth Rd., Londonderry. Burial will follow in the Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mark’s Church, One South Rd., Londonderry, NH 03053 or to the American Heart Association, Hearts Gifts Processing Center, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220.

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Pat Mayfield of Webster, formerly of Londonderry

Pat E. Mayfield, 77, formerly of Londonderry, NH passed away June 11, 2012 in Webster, TX. He was born on November 17, 1934 in Bloomburg, TX, a son of the late Clyde and Ethleen Mayfield. Pat served his country proudly after joining the U.S. Army in 1957 until his retirement as Chief Warrant Officer in 1981. Pat went on to work for the Raytheon Corporation, serving overseas as well as locally until retiring in 1996.

Pat leaves behind his daughters, Lisa, Melissa and Priscilla, sons Pat Jr. and Jeffrey, step-sons Norb and Dan Garrett, many grandchildren, sisters Elizabeth and Patsy, as well as nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his wife, Meredith Ann Mayfield, who died in 1996.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, May 25th at 11:00am in the Pleasant View Cemetery on Mammoth Road in Londonderry, N.H. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium of Derry and Londonderry are assisting the family with arrangements.

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Joseph Grabowski of Englewood, FL and Londonderry

Joseph E. Grabowski, 84, of Englewood, FL passed away on May 20, 2013 at Doctor’s Hospital in Sarasota, FL. Mr. Grabowski was born in Boston, MA on December 2, 1928, a son of the late Joseph L. and Helen (Mulholland) Grabowski. He had been a resident of Englewood since 1997, formerly living in Londonderry, NH. Mr. Grabowski worked as a machinist for many years prior to his retirement in 1988. He was a wonderfully skilled billiard player and a devout Red Sox fan. A loving husband and father, he was a communicant of St. Raphael Church.

He is survived by his four daughters, Lynn Raymond of Englewood, Paula Gosselin of Manchester, NH, JoAnn Smolen of Gainesville, FL, Lisa Anderson of Englewood, two sons, Thomas J. Grabowski of Topsham, ME, and Joseph D. Grabowski of Sanford, FL, one sister, Helen Roderick of Methuen, MA, 15 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Pauline, his two sons, Larry and Kenneth and by one grandson, Ricky.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday May 23, 2013 from 6 – 8 pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry, NH. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00am in Holy Cross Church, 187 Hampstead Rd., Derry. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery, W. Roxbury, MA.

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